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's law in honor of her, she had been in and around sacramento for a long time. so the legislation in and of itself, i don't think it's going to work miracles, but it is definitely on people's radar now and i think you hear it in the media more and more. the reason we have a suicide barrier and the reason we are having legislation like this is because of the parents and the families because they are the ones that hurt the most and i would imagine part of the therapeutic thing, you've got to tell this story and telling it in the right place and the right time can be very effective. so seth's law does require that if you witness an act of bullying, that you must report it. >> is that for anybody? >> anyone, but particularly teachers. there is a -- sometimes we see things that aren't very pleasant and if you've ever taken it to muni, you know what i mean. your tendency is to turn away. i heard the word faggot on the play ground when i taught. the teachers were intimidated, they didn't want to be seen to have any empathy because that might reflect on them. it's crazy but that's p
a leading role in a decision to challenge voter id laws in texas and south carolina that could restrict minority voting rights. >>> several protesters and postal workers gathered in front of the national postal forum in san francisco today. many are upset about the postal service letting go of jobs and even closing post offices. ktvu's brian flores is outside one of the historic post offices slated to close with both sides of the controversy. good afternoon brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. many postal workers say they are upset because their livelihoods are in danger, not only their jobs or pay may be reduced but historical post offices may close. meantime postal officials have attended the conference to generate new business despite paying millions of dollars to attend. >> but it must say important. >> speaking in front of hundreds of postal vendors, postmaster general patrick donahoe is looking toward technology to lead the postal service in the future. >> we think there is still plenty of growth opportunities because it's the most direct
dollar it seems that we spend, leave the president's health care law in place, put new regulations on main street. and this is what will get -- what we'll get more of. family will continue to fall further and further behind. families who are looking for a job, who either drop out completely an give up working, or they're forced onto food stamps. families that watched wall street grow wealthier as they gain, what, $10 a month in their paycheck? the republican budget changes the course of not just our financial position of the country, it changes the course of our economy. adding immediately 1% growth, closing that growth gap here in this first year. arding more income, $1,500 to a family. over the next 10 years, doing dramatically more, both for families to come. that's what the republican budget is about, about chaining the growth gap, closing it, giving our families a fighting chance again. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves. the gentlelady from new york. ms. ma low mi: i grant seven minutes to a new member of the joint economic committee, john del
. the woman's sun in law came out of the -- son-in-law came out of the house to try to help her and one of the suspects shot and killed him. they drove off in a dark colored sedan. a long-time neighbor says she's never seen violence there. >> bikes, strollers, babies, dogs. >> surprised to hear this. >> sad, sad for the family. >> the 33-year-old victim lived in alameda and his name has not yet been released. this is that city's second homicide of the year. >>> it is a story we've been following for months. oakland's ongoing battle with crime and the efforts to make the city safer. we have good news on crime stats and how citizens are stepping up to help police. >> reporter: oakland police chief says he's doing the best he has with what he has. one new tool is more officers out on the street. another is embedded in the neighborhood. inside this church, oakland's mayor addressed 75 people in an open forum about crime this morning. police chief howard jordan says his department has seen a shift in east oakland. shootings dropped nearly 30%, homicides but 42%. he pointed to the arrests thr
played a leading role in a decision to challenge voter id laws in texas and south carolina that could restrict minority voting rights. >>> several protesters and postal workers gathered in front of the national postal forum in san francisco today. many are upset about the postal service letting go of jobs and even closing post offices. ktvu's brian flores is outside one of the historic post offices slated to close with both sides of the controversy. good afternoon brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. many postal workers say they are upset because their livelihoods are in danger, not only their jobs or pay may be reduced but historical post offices may close. meantime postal officials have attended the conference to generate new business despite paying millions of dollars to attend. >> but it must say important. >> speaking in front of hundreds of postal vendors, postmaster general patrick donahoe is looking toward technology to lead the postal service in the future. >> we think there is still plenty of growth opportunities because it's the most direct way to reach a customers eye
to the aid of his mother-in-law during an attack near regatta way. a woman was unloading her car when she was approached by one ever two suspects who tried to rob her. police say the woman's son-in-law came out to help and he was shot. >> baby strollers, dogs, just a place you want to live in. >> reporter: surprised to hear they? >> very surprised and i'm sad for the family. >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim lived in alameda. his name has not yet been released. this san leandro's first homicide of the year. >>> a san josi man wanting in the stack death of his ex- girlfriend may be on the run to mexico. juan ram raze stabbed cruzes-gonsalez near downtown san josi. the suspect managed to evade a door-to-door search. investigators say ramirez may be driving a dark green 196 toyota t-100 pickup similar to this one. >>> san francisco firefighters say an early morning fire at a downtown restaurant may have been deliberately set. crews got to the 7 pleasures california grill on commercial street at 2:15 this morning. thick smoke rose into the buildings above and investigators are trying to
brutality. initially those armed patrols were completely legal. they have studied the law and they knew what distance they needed to stand. when the guns could not be loaded in the cars and when a felon could not carry a handgun and all the very specific legislation around when and where it was legal and they emulated tactics done in l.a. and started to patrol the police and stand up. this is true of the local following. young adults who said that his power. that is standing up. we are going to join in and we are not just going to sit there and talk about the revolution and the revolutionary action movement but this gives us a way to actually stand up against brutality. when this really change to a different scale when they were on patrol in oakland standing up and following the police and patrolling the police. this is changes when the young man was killed in richmond north of oakland and neighbors were killed by the police, shot in the back of there was a lot of evidence that this was an unjustified murder. there was no official recourse. people tried petitions and they tried talking to th
to that. and it is about state leadership, not just looking at the civil rights laws for protection, but -- and it certainly is our job to vigorously enforce them -- but it is your job as superintendent to (inaudible) even where the federal civil rights laws don't protect you. so it's a case of taking what you are doing, what folks are doing across the country and putting those on places like stopbullying dwofl .org so we can scale those up around the country. >> recognizable face. >> (inaudible) and i'm also head of the san francisco commission on women and the lieutenant governor asked about data. actually we do have data on bullying in san francisco high schools, particularly bullying among lgbt girls. so for the first time this year we've incorporated data that kevin coggin and ilsa (inaudible) provided and their suicide rates are off the charts, lesbian girls in our district. it's actually from the cdy youth risk survey. i want to offer that as a resource to folks in this room and encourage you in this pursuit of data. >> thank you. >> my question centers around the point o
talking on the cell phones and tempting. traffic officers from law enforcement agencies throughout san mateo county are taking part. officers issued more than 200 citations during a similar crackdown early this year. >> it appears many of us are willing to pay for a faster commute. revenue from bay area toll lanes are higher than projected. they allow solo drivers to pay a fee and jump if lanes normally reserved for car poolers. our media partner reports that toll lane revenue on highway 237 is more than 50 percent above projection. the toll users save 5 minutes to 20 minutes compared to other drivers. southbound interstate 680 is bringing up more toll revenue than expected at 33 percent higher on the sue -- sunol grid. time is money, as they say. >> indeed. this morning, time -- you will need extra to get to work. >> is that right, mike? >> from sheas to sausalito we have light rain. this is moving to the east. american canyon, napa, sonoma, you will get wet again. you can see this crosses over into san francisco right along near at&t park and headed down to the south and over near oa
and bike riders. highway patrol officers say gone up. they will target motorcyclists breaking traffic laws on the sunday morning ride. they will also look for bicyclists who don't stop at stop signs or let drivers pass. >>> this upcoming week holds two major traffic changes for bay area commuters. first one is on the peninsula. after seven years and if more than $400 million a project helped to protect san mateo drivers is almost open to traffic. tomorrow people plan to father at devils slide to celebrate two new tunnels between pacifica and month terra that will let drivers bypass an area that is known for mud and rock slides and on tuesday it will open to the public. it's the first highway tunnel bill in california for more than 50 years. the other big thing this week is that right there. that is the golden gate bridge. for drivers this means four new ways of paying the tolls. the first and the easiest option is fast track. there is also pay as you go. that option requires you to set up an account with your license plate and credit card numbers. the third option is to make a one-time pay
armed patrols were completely legal. they had studied the law, they knew at what distance they needed to stand, when the guns could not be loaded in the cars, that a felon could not carry a handgun. all the very specific legislation around when and where it was legal, and they emulated some tactics that were being done in l.a. and started to patrol the police and stand up. and in this drew a local following in oakland of young adults who said that's power. that's standing up to our press sor. we're going to join in. we're not going to just sit there and talk about revolution like the revolutionary action movement, but this gives us a way to actually stand up against brutality. when this really changed to a bigger scale, right? there were these small patrols in oakland standing up and following the police and patrolling the police, when this really changed was when a young man was killed in north richmond, an unincorporated area knot of oakland. -- north of oakland. neighbors -- he was killed by police, shot in the back, and there was a lot of evidence that this was unjustified murder.
. >> colorado governor signed a bill into law allowing civil unions for gay couples. nine states allow gay marriage. >> and they're about to head to washington for culmination of a debate starting in san francisco. >> it's been an incredible experience, turning out to be historic one. >> chris perry ask sandy steer are one of the two couples behind the lawsuit challenging the ban on same-sex marriage. since the passage in 2008, polls show sentiment has shifted. president obama now supports marriage for the nation's gays and lesbians and his administration has filed a brief with the u.s. supreme court. >> if we're successful and prevail, and no lower court rulings are reversed and prop 8 goes away. >> that is our fwo. it will send a message to the country. >> but will not change the minds minds of critics like bill may. >> not about same-sex marriages. it's about the question of whether marriage should be redefined. >> this berkeley couple says they aren't trying to redefine marriage but have access to it. justices are expected to rule by the end of june. >> and carrow slin traveling to was
to the district attorney's office and the f.b.i. to see if a law has, indeed, been broken. if there are charges, they would only be a misdemeanor. that would be enough for the council members to lose their job. we have posted a link to their full report at abc7news.com. >> dan: an alameda county superior court judge accused of stealing millions from 93-year-old widow ed neighbor. paul simon is facing 32 felonies. he was still withdrawing a salary while fighting charges that he took over his neighbor's finances. >> a grenade was discovered and did detonated in golden gate park. >> fire had the hole! >> a man used a metal detector discovered what it was an old military explosive. no wored on whether the degree made was actually live but it is no more and no longer a danger. >> how do you feel about police looking at your private emails without a warrant. right now they can but there is an effort underway in sacramento to change. that nannette miranda explains what state lawmakers are trying to do. >> reporter: if law enforcement wanted to read your letters or other paper correspondence, they have
phones. >> reporter: under federal law, it's legal for police to search cell phones, but it has not been tested under california law. >> when the phone is searched, it's not just a privacy of the person who is arrested that's violated. >> reporter: experts say the legal battle is being fought across the nation. >> every jurisdiction has cases on this. some cases say cell phones are protected without a search warrant all the time. some cases say they're never protected. some cases say they're protected if it's password protection, but not if it isn't. >> reporter: i called the san francisco police department and the city attorney office, both offices said they had no comment. the city does have 30 days to respond to this lawsuit. >>> on wall street, the dow jones reached another all-time high. the dow closed at 14,511. nasdaq gained 25 points. the rally was fueled by the federal reserve saying it will keep interest rates low until unemployment falls further. >> so i think an important criteria would be not just the improvement that we've seen, but is this going to be sustained for a numbe
legislators across the country are introducing laws making it harder for animal welfare advocates investigate growth in food safety cases. some bills make it illegal to take photographs of a farming operation. others make it a crime for someone such as an animal welfare advocates a live on an application to get a job at a plant. bills pending in california, nebraska and tennessee require that anyone collecting evidence of abuse turned over to law enforcement within 24 to 48 hours. which advocates say is not allow enough time to document illegal activity under federal human h handling and food safety laws. >> statwill be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> we are back. 4:14 on the clock. >> just in
did the same on the president's health care law. and the bush v. gore case in 2000. >>> t.j. lane who fatally had shot three students at an ohio high school last year was sentenced to three life terms tuesday. the unrepentant 18-year-old wore a t-shirt with the word "killer" written on it at the hearing. >>> passengers on a diverted flight from boston to atlanta got a special delivery last night. 30 pizzas were delivered to the hungry passengers. as they sat on the tarmac in knoxville, tennessee. no word on who ordered the pies, but some passengers think it was a pilot. good stuff there. >>> now to health news. looks like michael bloomberg may be on to something when it comes to the debate on sugary drinks. worldwide about 180,000 obesity-related deaths each year are linked to sugar-sweetened calorie-packed beverages with 25,000 in the u.s. alone. an overwhelming amount of deaths were caused by diabetes then cardiovascular disease and cancer. >> announcer: "early today" health is brought to you by vagisil. bring yourself back. >>> with a new wave of worry from cyprus, investors are lo
. >> one proposed reform would change the law that requires the post office to pay bill odd dollar0s year to fund future retiree's pensions. >> lines are forming outside the supreme court ahead of the hearing to decide the constitutionality of prop 8. the referendum banned same-sex marriage after the state's highest court ruled it was legal. on wednesday the court considers the defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage, nine more have strong civil union or partner ship laws. >> carol lynn tyler is traveling to washington, dc and will be sitting in court when the nation's highest court considers whether california's prop 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marry. >>> the nationest highest court is taking on another big issue that cost taxpayers more than $3 billion a year. the a practice that leads to higher prescription prices. >>> also a silicon valley big wig is helping in the effort to keep the kings in sacramento. >> crash, crash, boom. >> neighbors say they've never s
, sunny skies. tiverton the upper 60s laws seventies. >> it will feel like spring. >> 716 years traffic george. >> not looking at any hot spots. moderate condition that the bay bridge 16-18 minute drive times coming out the macarthur mmaize. less than that for the and th limitre and it's a prnimitz >> looking at the drive times and the traffic maps here 22 minutes from hercules to berkeley. for the easter freeway some slower traffic into walnut creek 680 southbound. south bay we mentioned the heavy traffic at the guadalupe parkway already on 101 northbound. >> this drive time out of the coyote valley 24 minutes up to the montague expressway. >> the north bay ride not bad. the drive time around 32 minutes from the bottnavato the golden gate bridge. ems on bart, caltran, h train three and five are on time. the muni metro is not reporting any problems that james. >> thank you george. it is 719 world headlines. catholics from the world over the weekend to see and hear them pope . >> here is video. more th20,000 more than 200,000 people packed st. peter's square on sunday. pope francis greet
. the university of california hastings college of law looked at the legislation. their initial evaluation, yes, there were some streamlining of c-e-q-a, but all in all, the curtailing of public participation and the ability of public officials to be making well informed decisions was weakened. consequently, there has been another piece of legislation brought forward which i have not read. it was looked at by many, many others besides the ones who were at the meeting. thank you. >> next speaker, and i'll call some more names. tess well born, lori linder man, kirsten [speaker not understood]. [speaker not understood]. raymond holland, rebecca evans. >>> good evening, commissioners, i'm kierste he n [speaker not understood]. i appreciate your time this evening. i want to first applaud the efforts of the supervisor and his staff to tackle this problem that has been plaguing all of us, which is a lack of clarity and transparency in the process. it's not easy and i also want to thank him for the number of meetings that he held with our community. that said, san francisco beautiful still has major co
, coaches, or parents broke the law by not speaking up about the attack. >> president obama is set to name a new labor secretary. reports are that thomas perez from the justice department will be nominated to head the labor department. he has strong support from latino and labor groups but could run into problems at the confirmation hearing from republicans. some g.o.p. lawmakers believe his tenure at the justice department was greatly influenced by political ideology. >> new details this morning in the ongoing san francisco symphony strike. the east coast tour which included a date at new york's carnegie hall is now canceled. according to the management, the musicians reject add federal mediator's proposal to resume laying during a cooling off period while negotiations continue. in a statement issued last night, musicians say the strike will continue until they get a contract that honors their contributions to the symphony. the musicians are unhappy with a ropal by management that would include a pay freeze in the first year. >> the meat and poultry tremendous is pushing back against the
a professional athlete a lifetime ban from playing soccer for his country. >> california law enforcement wants to crackdown on distracting driving but some say it will not work. >> we have a live look outside, remark is moving on our walnut creek traffic camera, traffic and weather together are next as the abc7 morn >> we are back at 6:10. temperatures are cooler just about everywhere but oak is the same. fairfield is a degree warmer. novato is 11 degrees cooler than yesterday. same at half moon bay. san jose is about four degrees cooler. 44 in san jose and hair and concord. 47 in san francisco. upper 30's throughout the north bay valley. temperatures today under increasing high clouds in the upper 50's to low 50's into san francisco and mid-to-upper 60's around the bay and upper 60's to near 70 inland. sue? >> we are going out of the south bay with reports of an accident getting an upstate from the c.h.p. westbound 237 or off of west 237 in the lawrence expressway surface street so getting an update from c.h.p. and not affecting 237 but you will find slow traffic in that area across from 237.
. the assembly woman says the legislation is needed to shore up gaps in the country law. last year, former san jose principal was convicted of failing to report suspected child abuse. one of the bills requires districts to make clear that teachers report this as part of responsibility and administrators must review the policies and allow 9 school districts to remove immediately teachers wered is of child abuse and dismiss them at any point. >> another marine has died from a mortar shell explosion in nevada desert. mourners held a visible ill last -- vigil last night to honor the marines killed in a training exercise. six are in a reno hospital, from camp lejeune, north carolina, training for night warfare. >> every loss of life is heartbreaking. whether it occurs in afghanistan, hawthorne, or camp lejeune. ought marine corps has suspended the use of the mortars until the investigation is finished. the defense department will release the names and hometowns of the fallen marines today. >> new information in monday night's fatal shooting a car theft suspect by san jose plus. the officer who fire
. opponents say it disenfranchises voters. it's its already to get citizens to vote and see arizona's law as a roadblock. >> there are many barriers already in the way for the supreme court to put more barriers in the way of registered voters is not the way we want to go. we want to encourage civic participation and encourage people to come out and vote. >> reporter: so far, four other states have similar requirements and a dozen others are looking at similar legislation. california is not one of them. >> a federal grand jury in san francisco indicted a former ceo and business associate in connection with an alleged scheme involving the investment of $3 billion. vet store investigators say the fee was paid to the private firm. the sec filed a similar lawsuit against them last year >> contra costa -- 34-year-old raymond harris died at 6:20 thursday night after being shot on the stairs leading to the station. it appears the shooting happened after an argument. anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contract authorities. >> >> an alleged terrorist linked to american journal d
, the city has been in need of clarity on how c-e-q-a appeals should proceed since the state law changed in 2002 to allow appeals to the board. this proposal fairly provides both additional notification and additional clarity about how to appeal. it would enable valid c-e-q-a appeals to be considered, but would not utterly derail approvals when a c-e-q-a appeal is found to be either overturned by the board or not timely by allowing these approvals to continue while a c-e-q-a appeal is under consideration. the planning commission has recommended approval of similar proposals in 2006 and both the planning commission and the hpc recommended approval of an earlier draft in 2010 that was contained more elements. but that said, the department is requesting two additional modifications today. first as i said, increasing the appeal window to 30 days. and as you know currently the appeal window for e-i-rs appears to be functional and it is only 20 days. but this type of c-e-q-a document has much greater process and therefore we feel a longer window for the simpler documents with less process is a
up then. law enforcement officers from all agencies involved in the week-long manhunt will read reports, listen to tapes, and come to a consensus by mid april. dorner was wanted for killing four people including two police officers. >> nearly 100 days after the school massacre that put a gun control back in the spotlight, the sandy hook advisory committee meets to discuss violence prevention measures today. vice- president joe biden and new york city mayor michael boone were met with the families of the december school massacre in sandy hook elementary. both men also talked about the importance of having a stronger background check system for all gun sales. the nra has filed suit fight the bill that is set for the by the senate majority leader harry reid. the nra also filed a federal suit thirsted disputing the constitutionality of the governor andrew cuomo's safe act. the said act is a sweeping gun control bill that cuomo signed into law in january. >> thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. the house voted yesterday to keep the
on green e certificates which are not recognized as renewable under the renewable portfolio standard law here in california. all of the products we are proposing to offer our customers to make up the 100% renewable portfolio are considered renewable under california's rps law, so that's another key distinguishing factor and those would be the sorts of things we would be talking about, we're also talking about the fact that our program is our building block for building locally renewable resources, for employing locally to conduct that construction, and that will also be a distinguishing factor between our program and pg and e's, and we hope that will be compelling to folks to know that by choosing our clean power sf program, they'll be choosing to invest in the community and to have energy efficiency and renewable here in san francisco and on properties that san francisco controls. >> thank you, i appreciate that and i think what you said is correct and i think it underscores the importance of the build-out in all of this because that's an important part of the marketing as well. thank y
, but we're relying on everyone, not just law enforcement. >> some of the drivers who stopped to help had to be comforted by the chp because they were traumatized by the scene. police have no leads. they've asked people to come forward with the information. if you know anything, please call this number. it's too early to know who the deceased is, what the age of the person was, and what they were doing on the freeway. we know there was some possibly homeless encampments around here. not sure if this peshwas homeless. that's just pure speculation. cal tran is here. they're waiting for more crews to come out here so they can clean up what's left of the accident on the runway. again, it's metal debris body fluid. this has been majorly affecting traffic. for more on that, we go to sal. >> thank you very much. as you said, the traffic in the area is beginning to slow down. i want to show you a map of the area and how you may want to get around. you probably already know. southbound 280 to northbound 880 to southbound 101 is a pretty decent way to go. there's not a lot of traffic in this area.
or whatever, we could then be held criminally liable. they had to do this by law. they continue have -- don't have a choice. their report is short, and but essentially it's these folks did nothing criminal. that's what we wanted to hear. osh arranges is hard to talk about with a straight face. it it's an industrial investigate group. industrial safety, and they tried very hard to do some homework, but they are not wildland fire investigators. and so they had their reasons that they needed to investigate the fire, and their report, you can read it on the web was protested by the forest service, thankfully, excuse me, because i don't think california fire or the wild fire would be able to fight the fire if we took the rights. so the forest service protested that, got a hearing and got some of that stuff changed. that was great. the factual report, which many people think isn't factual, was done bay large group of california fire service. the problem was they were expected to produce lessons learned in a timely manner. the problem, as john talked about, is it's hard to do an exhaustive investi
is, in fact, a suspect in those shootings. the second victim is in serious condition. >>> law enforcement agencies are out in force trying to keep drunk drivers off the record. nbc bay area monty francis has that story. >> reporter: you can expect a number of dui checkpoints across the bay area, including two here in san jose. the reality is, today for many people is a day devoted to drinking. in fact, just about an hour ago, we stopped by rosey mccann's at santana road where people were enjoying st. patrick's day with friends, drinking a lot of green beer and taking shots of whiskey. south bay police department, santa clara county sheriff's department and the highway patrol are on high alert, making sure those folks and others like them don't get behind the wheel. a few of the people out celebrating tonight told us along with the fun comes an obligation to be responsible. >> definitely call a taxi, get a friend to drive you home. call your mom, whatever you need to do to be safe. >> for the most part i think so. like everyone is pretty much trying to be smart. they don't want
strong and could be seen as far south as colorado. >> a san francisco cab company and local law firm are hoping to keep the city streets a little safe they are st. patrick's day. they are offering free rides between 10:00 tonight and 4:00 a.m. up tomorrow. up to $35 fares. you must mention byrd injury lawyers. sponsors of the program. >> new studies show areas rattled by earthquakes may be great places to hunted for gold. they published a report, when a quake strike it can turn water into gold. it happens before the quake rips off the fault which vaporizes the water. the vapor leaves behind gold and silica. after collecting for thousands of years the gold can add up to large deposits. >>> starving sea lion cubs are washing up on the shores and scientists are baffled to keep the pups alive. we do have few more days of sunny skies, but change is on the way. leigh glaser is up next with the accu-weather forecast. >> and the world baseball class sick down to the semi finals at at&t but without team u.s.a. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. se
and powerful took in $42 million this week and a law making it the biggest hit of 2013 so far. other top movies include the call, which took in $70 million and rounding out the top three, the magician comedy the incredible bird wonder stone has seen over time i and today a selection sunday which means the ncaa men's basketball tournament as set the league releasing the first- round matchups today better known as march madness. the selection committee named louisville as the number one overall seed and the other number one seed is an dni and kansas. we will play unlv at the hp pavilion in san jose and st. mary's will play tennessee
play add leading role in challenging voter i.d. laws in texas and south carolina. he has support from the labor and latino communities but some republican critics in congress are expected to oppose his confirmation. if confirmed he would be one of the highest ranking hispanics in government. >> pope francis is gearing up for the first official mastectomy at st. peter's square with the first audience today with the visiting head of state, a president with whom he has clashed over a socially liberal policies. >> pope francis has charmed the faithful from the humility. speaking to 150,000 at st. peter's square off the cuff. with the first south american pope he cannot escape the past. he cigaretted -- greeted the president of argentina. in the past they have been at crossroads over the dirty war between 1976 and 19839 military dictatorship killed and torture up to 30,000 people. the church is accuses of complicit in the crimes. >> abc was told that francis had the power to save his family and he refused. human rights campaigners accusebergbergberg of letting two of his priests be action
as the fair is under $35 and the customers mention the sponsors the law firm burg injury lawyers. >>> police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that injure add pedestrian. authorities say 22-year-old matthew was struck around 6:15 last night in washington street. police say the driver, 50-year-old timothy camp fled the scene but was found with alcohol in the car. he is currently on probation for a dui on vick last year. police malik's richmond's apology after he and trend mays were found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl impaired by alcohol. the attorney general said no stone went unturned and plans to convene a grand jury. >> we'll push this thing as fast as we can, bring finality to this and determine if there is anybody else that should be charged and then the community needs to move on after that. >> reporter: the victim was not in the room during the ruling. the mother said the two boys lacked compassion and moral code. >> this is not define my daughter. she'll grow and . >>> that means closing loopholes and arranging ou
tomorrow. the temperatures will drop and santa rosa 68, and 69 cal law calistoga. oakland tomorrow, increasing high clouds throughout the day. 67 degrees there. union city 65. and interior east bay, you will look for a mixture of sun and clouds and 70 for brentwood and 69 con card and -- concord. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, dry day on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. showers developing on tuesday afternoon. it looks wet on tuesday and wednesday. cooler on wednesday, the first day of spring. and then we will warm things up on friday, saturday and sunday. the temperatures inland in the 70s to near 80 degrees. abc7 news has a great weather resource for you. follow at live doppler 7hd for the latest conditions. plus get video forecasts and the power outages and information and weather tweets from your famous weather team. 4:30 to 7:00 mike will be here with updates. >> tracking that latest system coming in. thanks, leigh. >>> let's turn our attention now to sports. and base bay you will is back in san francisco to -- and baseball is back in san francisco. >> yes, the world
cal law calistoga. oakland tomorrow, increasing high clouds throughout the day. 67 degrees there. union city 65. and interior east bay, you will look for a mixture of sun and clouds and 70 for brentwood and 69 con card and -- concord. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, dry day on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. showers developing on tuesday afternoon. it looks wet on tuesday and wednesday. cooler on wednesday, the first day of spring. and then we will warm things up on friday, saturday and sunday. the temperatures inland in the 70s to near 80 degrees. abc7 news has a great weather resource for you. follow at live doppler 7hd for the latest conditions. plus get video forecasts and the power outages and formations from your famous weather team. 4:30 to 7:00 mike will be here with updates. >> tracking that latest system coming in. thanks, leigh. >>> let's turn our attention now to sports. and base bay you will is back in san francisco to -- and baseball is back in san francisco. >> yes, the world baseball classic $7 for parking n the finals at at&t. puerto rico and japan and
this should be handled the law doesn't crack down on people's ability to tap into private exchanges. one thing i think it truly highlights here, if there is a need in social media, even extending into the law breakers, to learn more about what happened, it does, does it not, say something about the energy in this country to produce some truth in this matter? >> yeah. i think there should be more protection for intellectual property on the internet, for people's own communications but i certainly have no faith in the privacy protections now. that is why my e-mails are pretty boring. this is a, dealing with sensitive matters of national security does raise a question, i think, whether classified information may have been compromised and what exactly were the nature of these communications. and, when you consider that other administration officials, former epa administrator, lisa jackson, were using nongovernment chan dmels for their -- channels for their e-mails you have to wonder what is going on inside the administration more broadly. martha: one of the bigger questions that surfaced the last
california's demanding of some taxpayers who basically followed the law and are now being treated as outlaws. >> this notice was the first. >> to brian overstreet, a punch in the gut, compliments of california, a six figure bill for back taxes. >> it's outrageous, not just a five year look back, but interest on money that you didn't know you owed. >> overstreet and hundreds like him got a letter from the state telling him due to a court ruling, a 50% tax break for small business and startup investors was no longer available, and anyone who claimed it in the last five years had to pay up. >> retroactivity is an issue of fairness and credibility for california. >> california's tax leaders say what the state is doing is unfair, overreacting, and overreaching, hoping to claw back some $120 million for cash strapped california. >> the problem right now we have is what's the revenue identified, those folks up in sacramento will spend it already. >> probusiness lawmakers trying to resend the letter fearing high-tech investor who build the state's venture capital economy will flea to lower tax state
but he was not breathing." >> reporter: law enforcement arrested two teenage suspects. a 14-year-old who isn't being named because of his age-- and 17-year-old demarquis elkins, who is considered an adult under georgia law. police say today is bittersweet for the brunswick community. >> "bitter because of the occurences of yesterday and we all know what that is. but it's sweet to know that we have two arrests of the persons who committed this horrendous act." >> reporter: antonio's father visited the crime scene friday, visibly emotional. a makeshift memorial in his baby's memory has emerged on the sidewalk. back at home, antonio's toys are still scattered around the living room. >> "he was so special, had the bluest, bluest eyes." >> reporter: the boy's unthinkable death leaves a family devastated, and a community on edge. police say they are still following leads and collecting evidence in hopes of finding more answers. i'm cristina mutchler reporting.for kron 4 news. >> a father and daughter are presumed dead after being spotted jumping off a bridge into the frigid missouri river. wit
with washington, d.c. 38 others ban it either by law or constitution amendment. defenders of prop 8 say it's intended to protect the traditional notion of families. >> the institution of marriage and marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and to the children that they may create and raise this the best environment. >> reporter: the other case presents a challenge to doma, the defense of marriage act passed by congress 17 years ago. it blocks federal recognition of same-sex couples in states where they are allowed to marry, denying them about one thousand federal benefits that other married couples get. it's being challenged by 83-year-old edie windsor of new york when her spouse died and left her the estate, she got a tax bill for $363,000. >> if the federal government had recognized the marriage, it would have been zero. zero. >> reporter: after first supporting doma, president obama now says it's unconstitutional. >> basic principle that america is founded on. the idea that we're all created equal. applies to everybody. regardless of sexual orientation. >>
that the people voted for and... you shouldn't allowed to do it because it's a question of... the law. >> some people who are saying this ignored the fact that the blend add approach is commonly used throughout the world. >> no one knows where remaining $55 billion will come from to finish the project. >> bart conducting an experiment allowing bikes on board during morning and evening commute hours, bicycles okay in all trains with just restrictions. abc 7 news has been riding bart this afternoon. there will be a bit of a delay here, have you seen problems? >> folks have been bringing bikes on bart this evening when nornlly when bicycles would be allowed. bart has been toying with the idea of allowing bikes. in august, the test is on fridays allowing people to bring bikes on during peak commute times and decided the -- they needed to do more tests f you look you can see there is someone bringing a bicycle in. going to take that bike down stairs of course because they're not allowed on escalators. this is what you're going to be seeing more of. bart decided to do a test on every day of the week
authorities to get a warrant to hand over your e mails. current law says e mails are fair game if they've been opened or more than six months old. saying electronic communications should nobody different which authorities cannot access without a warrant. >> well, hates a throw away anymore the disposable film festival is here to stay and takes place tonight and friday. it's a venue for films made without big budgets. >> sometimes it's an iphone and web cam. what we care about are people making stories with whatever they have on them. >> this year's theme is food and social justice. also helping build a track record of new generations of film makers. >> already, well could you explain your job in just 30 seconds well, dan probably could. just ahead efforts to explain complicated medical research. >> and something new at golden gate bridge. changes picking up speed. >>> here is a live picture of the golden gate bridge traffic moving across that span on a sparkling thursday afternoon. but change is a foot. golden gate bridge officials considering raising the speed limit at the toll plaz yachl the
yesterday. elkins is considered an adult under georgia law. >> the senseless killing of a young child and it appears perpetrated by children themselves. >> the police chief in brunswick, georgia, said his department is still investigating the motive and searching for a weapon. >>> the search for a gunman on the university of arizona campus has been called off. tucson police got a 911 call yesterday about a man with a rifle in the administration building. officers he vac you waited students and searched the campus but officials say they did not find anyone or anything suspicious in the area. >>> a plan to shut down dozens of schools in chicago is now prompting accusations of racism. the vice president the chicago teachers union isn't holding back her outrage over the plan to close 53 schools. she says the closures would disproportionately affect african-american students in the nation's third largest public school district. >> this policy is racist, it's classless. >> you are being called a racist. >> no, i think i'm caring about those african-american latino kids bitaking these action
controversial law in arizona. right, jamie? >> reporter: right, in fact, i just walked past the supreme court coming in. there was a pretty healthy crowd in line waiting to see the case, which started a few minutes ago. basically, this law was approved in arizona in 2004. it says that if you are going to register to court, you have to -- vote, you have to show documents to prove you are a u.s. citizen. the obama administration opposes it. they offer it's an effort to keep minorities from voting. those for it, says look, it's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a l
and borrow time with the bond markets. yes, i believe the president won't pass our budget into law but let's get a down payment and get a good start on the problem. that to me a constructive bipartisan engagement can accomplish. bill: with that as a baseline kelly wright live at the white house this morning a lot of talk about a grand bargain, is that being revived, kelly? >> reporter: seems to be the case right now, bill, but reality while people are hoping for it including house speaker john boehner he is not very optimistic at all that democrats and republicans can achieve a grand bargain on the nation's budget deal. having said that, you will recall that the president did launch a major charm offensive, reaching out to republicans and democrats to find some common ground, in getting america's fiscal house in order. but some republicans remain skeptical about the president's sincerity. congressman paul ryan, who we just heard from, expressed doubts that the president's recent comment that the america is not in an immediate debt crisis. ryan contends america is teetering on the edge of a
law in arizona. right, jamie? >> reporter: right, in fact, i just walked past the supreme court coming in. there was a pretty healthy crowd in line waiting to see the case, which started a few minutes ago. basically, this law was approved in arizona in 2004. it says that if you are going to register to court, you have to -- vote, you have to show documents to prove you are a u.s. citizen. the obama administration opposes it. they offer it's an effort to keep minorities from voting. those for it, says look, it's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem?
as the fair is under $35 and the customers mention the sponsors the law firm burg injury lawyers. >>> police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that injure add pedestrian. authorities say 22-year-old matthew was struck around 6:15 last night in washington street. police say the driver, 50-year-old timothy camp fled the scene but was found with alcohol in the car. he is currently on probation for a dui on vick last year. police malik's richmond's apology after he and trend mays were found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl impaired by alcohol. the attorney general said no stone went unturned and plans to convene a grand jury. >> we'll push this thing as fast as we can, bring finality to this and determine if there is anybody else that should be charged and then the community needs to move on after that. >> reporter: the victim was not in the room during the ruling. the mother said the two boys lacked compassion and moral code. >> this is not define my daughter. she'll grow and . >>> that means closing loopholes and arranging our tax system so that we have economic growth. >> the dem
of anti vandalism laws on the books but a lack of enforcement and just two city crews to do all the clean up. >>> state officials voted to issue $8.6 billion in bonds for the high speed rail project it is to link northern and southern california with trains. they want to sell $2.5 billion of the bonds construction is set to begin on the first segment in central valley this summer. opponents of the high speed rail project filed a new lawsuit in an effort to stop construction. it argue it is agent is misleading voterthe project is misguided and unfeasible. they claim the project approved in 2008 is drastically different than the one currently in the works. >>> two men indited for a scheme to funnel $20 million out of the state's pension fund. the former ceo of california public employees retirement system and former board member, of fabricating documents that tricked people into paying $20 million in fees to the firm apollo they are facing fraud, obstruction of justice and other charges the sec also sued them last year. >>> los angeles jury heard opening statements. he started using the nam
may never get a clear idea for a motive of that shooting. >>> law enforcement are trying to figure out if a shootout may be linked to the killing of a california state prison chief. it started as a high speed chase yesterday afternoon. it ended with the death of a colorado prison inmate who was out on parole. the man's car had colorado license plates. it matched the description of a car last seen at the home of prison director tom clemens. >>> gun owners you will be able to receive up to $200 cash depending on the type of gun that is turned in. no questions asked. this event will be held at the reid-hillview airport. >>> a berkeley couple are among the plaintiffs in this historic case. they claim prop 8 california seize voter approved ban is unconstitutional. the couple has been together for 13 years and raised four boys. >> they are adults that are going to work every day that are in the situation that sandy and i are in. they would have more support. their families could accept them more readily. >> the same sex couples say they should receive the same benefits afforded to heterosexu
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